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MSNBC
Oct 15, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, but disappearing manufacturing jobs, the world economy and u.s. competitiveness are no laughing matter. according to the latest abc news/"washington post" poll over half of americans believe the country is on the wrong track. no surprise a recent poll found the economy remains the top issue this election year. our next guest says despite signs of progress like the most recent unemployment number, there's trouble ahead if we don't account now. he's here to tell us where to focus our efforts to get the most bang for our buck. he's the man that would know. in the guest spot is the xharm and senior partner of price wauterhouse coopers. i'm looking ahead to after the election, no matter who wins. the first item of business is this fiscal cliff. the idea at the end of the year a number of tax cuts expire and a number of automatic spending cuts on the defense side are scheduled to be phased in. i want to take one item there in particular, the bush tax cuts. we've had them for ten years now. seems the republican position is to extend all of them and the democrat is to extend for 98% of
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 3:00pm EDT
afternoon, congress investigating the terror attack on the u.s. consulate in libya and could be big political implications. we'll get to it as we roll on for wednesday, the 10th of october. discounts to thine customers! safe driver, multi-car, paid in full -- a most fulsome bounty indeed, lord jamie. thou cometh and we thy saveth! what are you doing? we doth offer so many discounts, we have some to spare. oh, you have any of those homeowners' discounts? here we go. thank you. he took my shield, my lady. these are troubling times in the kingdom. more discounts than we knoweth what to do with. now, that's progressive. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> yesterday, the state department began the process of coming clean about what occurred in
MSNBC
Oct 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, ifd paipads, and mac bn the u.s.? apple is a company founded by an iconic american. apple is ours, but that pride comes with an asterisk. they're designed here but made in china and, worse, apple's largest china supplier has been beset by scandal over poor working conditions, a ration of suicides, and even worker riots. we comfort ourselves with the fact that the president, he's probably right. that's just the way of the global economy? are we willing to sleep on a cot next to an assembly line and get paid $18 is day in no. i guess we'll come up with the ideas and they will make the goods. that's partly true and partly not. we have people sleeping on cots in their relative's basements, who walk through the ruins of once proud manufacturing towns and shake their head in loss. we used to make the goods that drove the world. now shenzhen is dotted with new factories and we're the number one exporter of garbage. we ship them our garbage to be recycled and they shift us iphones. i visited a company that decided to keep all their manufacturing in the ohio river valley where it's been si
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm EDT
a fascinating new book called articulate white black: obama and race in the u.s. it's co-authored is sammie alen. welcome, professor. >> great to be here. thanks for having me. >> a lot of times the black ways of talking, they keep us from getting a job. how is it that barack obama was able to use them, is able to use them in ways that don't deledge miz him with both audiences? >> that's a really good question. in fact, these ways of speaking almost delegitimatize barack obama at every turn. one of the things we've shown in the book is how no matter what he says, opponents and conservatives continue to racialize his speech as black. we have several cases of this. rush limbaugh over and over on his radio show plays barack obama talking and insisted that he said the word ax or ask and he kep making this insistence over and over again. his speech does get racialized as black, but he mastered quote-unquote white ways of speaking. he has mastered both varieties and can switch between the two, which allows him to be successful. >> we talk about the diversity of voters on the democratic sid
MSNBC
Oct 19, 2012 3:00pm EDT
2,000 young people age 20 to 29 in the u.s. only 72% of them are going to vote, so 28% are not voting. only 31% of them believe that their voice is listened to. one of the key things that's an opportunity and threat is if the brilliant political leaders and future leaders engage with young people. not only help get them elected but do a better job governing. if they don't, there's a burchl of problems that come out of that. one of the things that president obama did in getting elected was he was able to leverage the pair of social media and young people to get into office. the question is, who is going to win that battle in the vote of -- in the choice of young people this time around? >> david, i look at that number of 72% planning to vote, but we know that 72% of 20 to 29-year-olds certainly won't vote. i say this to somebody who is 30 years old myself, so i'm just above that. it is a group that does not participate in the political process, and i wonder if you have some insights into why that is. is it apathy, or is it cynicism about the political process in the united states? what
MSNBC
Oct 12, 2012 3:00pm EDT
general of california but he wound up on the u.s. supreme court as the chief justice and was responsible for brown versus board of education, the integration rules, and many other progressive rulings of the supreme court. dwight hiaasen hower once said the worst decision he ever made was to appoint earl warren to the supreme court. >> one of the people on your list was saul linsky. a lot of tea party groups were actually contributing copies of his work to his minute to understand how to organize. what is saul alinsky's true -- >> newt gingrich is an idiot when he says saul is un-american. he believed in democracy. he believed that people, ordinary people, should have a voice. he was the founder of community organizing. what is community organizing? if you believe sarah palin it's not much. but if you believe the thousands of people around the country that are fighting for better schools, safer streets, for cleaner environment, for better jobs, that's what community organizers do and saul alinsky wrote the textbook on how to be a good community organizer, how to be a good activist, how to
MSNBC
Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
builders. let's play a little of that. >> the state of our navy, the state of our entire u.s. military is crucial for america. our freedom depends on it. and so do many of our jobs, 3600 in new hampshire alone. does president obama know how much his defense cuts will hurt us? sure his flippant remarks insult mitt romney, but do they also expose how president obama views the world and america's place in it? >> so obviously, i mean if there were any sort of hurt feelings over the bayonet remark mitt romney is doubling down in new hampshire. i was up there for the primaries, and during the republican primaries it was all ron paul all the time. his signs were every where. ron paul fans are big in new hampshire. and i'm just wondering back to that gary johnson sideline who is going to get all of those vote votes. some will go to gary johnson, some will go to mitt romney and some will go obama. those are what i think are the votes up for grabs. >> it's interesting. one thing about new hampshire that people don't realize it's the designated three state. it's zionism for libraertaria
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
come together and regarded in u.s. history in the same way. the reason a lot of ingredients have come together relative to the seasonal cycle, it's extremely rare and impossible to come together. they did with sandy, and a hurricane was able to join forces with a mid latitude trough. it created a super nor'easter basically. a blizzard on the backside and a storm surge large ner geographic scope than if it was a hurricane by itself. >> thank you so much, reed. >> thank you for having me. >> the economic toll of hurricane sandy could exceed $20 billion, that's with a b with the tally rising every day. major metro areas are closed. u.s. markets are shut down for a second day today. the first time since 1888 that the new york exchanging have been shut down two days in a row because of bad weather. the new york stock exchange will resume trading tomorrow. we have stephanie here to tell us what it means to the economy. two days closed. give us the big picture. >> two days closed is rather extraordinary. we have not seen this since 1888, and there's been much debate over did they need to clo
MSNBC
Oct 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT
barack obama president. they lengthed him out of a firm conviction the u.s. not involved in enough wars. from drone attacks in yemen to killing of american citizens without due process or extradition, there's meat to cover. that doesn't even begin to touch on russia and china. so i think there's a lot of ground to cover. i'm looking forward to looking meting it out. lastly, i hope romney gets another swipe at libya. >> i love the attempt to make obama look bad on foreign policy after what was the worst foreign policy in the history of america. but moving apart from that, the foreign policy debate is extraordinarily important. foreign policy and economy are inter-related. you can't just say let's talk about the economy. and then foreign policy, the costs in iraq over $800 million, which is part of the reason we're in the recession we are today. and, look, the future of iran is extremely important to where we go militarily, our relationship with the rest of the world and economically for the next several years, if not next decade or two. i look forward to seeing what they do -- >> one of
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 3:00pm EDT
production to china. in fact, they are expanding u.s. production, and the fact they are going to sell jeeps in china is a signal that they have been tremendously successful. >> what did the italians ever do? leave me out of this. >> i'm struggling to see what exactly in that ad was true. >> it's a very desperate tactic where they're trying to do anything to change the game at this point. >> wow. straight ahead, back to the storm. live reports from out in the field, and the latest on when and where this is going to get bad. from the experts at the weather channel. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios he's, he's on my back about providing for his little girl. hey don't worry. e-trade's got a killer investing dashboard. everything is on one page. i'm watching you. oh yeah? well i'm watching you, watching him. [ male announcer ] try the e-trade 360 investing dashboard. >>> just to show you sandy's strength already. these a
MSNBC
Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT
event in u.s. political history with 10.3 million tweets in. 3.5 million tweets with the vice presidential showdown. 5,000 tweets per minute when biden said now you're jack kennedy. it shows how much twitter makes tv watching sbun a communal event. a national real time conversation. you hear the thoughts of thousands or millions of friends, and that has a huge impact on the national conversation about the debates. what will we be talk about tonight? we have a twitter top dog, head of government, news and social noen vags for twitter. adam, how are you? >> toure, doing well. a little chilly here in the autumn sun, but having fun so far. >> just tweet about it, and you'll feel better. how does twitter change the discourse, and now let everybody say what they want to say whenever they want to say it? >> i think you touched on it a little bit in the intro there. it's brought us back it to a more traditional form of politics, that idea of gathering around the tv on the world's biggest couch to share in these events and having that one on one contact with candidates we seem to lose
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
america based no not only on costs but also on social mobility and civic engagement. only one of u.s. news and world reports top ten stanford university made it to washington mon monthly's top ten. yale didn't crack the top 40. bring in editor paul classist, the college edition features a list of best bang for the buck colleges and best colleges for our country. paul, thanks for being back with us. >> pleasure to be here. >> i was looking at this list and one of the things that jumped out is in list 14 of the top 20 are public universities. "u.s. news & world report" has none of their top 20 are public universities. how did you come up with this list? >> well, "u.s. news," their measures are basically how much money you spend on professors, how selective you are, how many kids you don't let in, measures of prestige, reputation, money. ours is based on what colleges do for the buildings of dollars of taxpayer money that we invest. how good are they to the country. we say are they places where low-income kids can get in and graduate? are they places that produce a lot of ph.d.s and res
MSNBC
Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT
that u.s. motorists want to fill up at. >> jeff, i think i agree with you that there's very little that the president can do about gas prices. it's simple supply and demand, so then isn't the only thing that an american president should say about gas prices is that he promises to release as much u.s. oil into the population as he possibly can as we can possibly sustain to keep demand low and supply high? >> well, as i say, the strategic reserve a finite amount and you can artificially depress oil prices temporarily. >> right. >> but you're going to have to rebuild that. let's hear what the market a telling us. brent today is $110 a barrel. that's telling us that oil is getting scarce and dear. the message should be to consume less, not to override it with artificial government policies like releasing strategic reserves or cutting gasoline taxes because really what we're doing is overriding the market's message and that's going to make it more difficult, not easier, down the road. >> you know, jeff, we always hear we have a demand problem in the economy right now. consumers don't ha
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 12:00pm PDT
from their own homes and some of the 375,000 new yorkers ordered to evacuate. u.s. navy with three carrier ships to new york harbor right now and rescue chopper haves a place to land and slowly signs of life creeping back in the city. some city buses are running. majority of mass transit is frozen. limited subway service set to resume tomorrow. some commuters took to walking in to the city over bridges. crews trying to pump the stations but it could take days or weeks to get fully back online. same goes for most of the city's tunnels. the arm corps of engineers is working to bring in extra pumps. jfk and newark airport are open. there are some flights coming in. laguardia is closed and 16,000 flights canceled due to sandy. one of the producers stuck in arizona since before the storm hit and we might have to open a flagstaff bureau for him. straight ahead, who would have thought mitt romney's top surrogate chris christie and president obama would be spending some serious time together just days from the election? we spoke to harry fineman of affecting the race and as next "the cycle
MSNBC
Oct 23, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the far east. these are critical issues. the thing that affects u.s. citizens most directly is not terrorism but cyber. cyber security is something we have not broken the code on. we should have talked about it. transforming the military, making a foundation and funding that foundation based on strategy, not restoring cuts. this is something i wish they went through in detail. >> tony shafer, aaron david miller, thanks so much for joining us. we'll see you soon. straight ahead the candidates had very different game faces on last night. the body image expert is back to break down every smile and stare. what was with that tagg romney/obama bonding moment? we'll have that next. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insura
MSNBC
Oct 25, 2012 3:00pm EDT
. number of u.s. senate races are nothing short of plital smackdowns. to see what's at stake start with where things stand right now. currently the democrats hold a slight majority with 51 seats, but what will november 6th do to that number? they identify five toss-up democratic seats and five toss-ups on the republican side that could change the balance of power. at least one current blue senate seat, the retiring nebraska democrat ben nem son they say is likely to turn red. to break it down we welcome back jennifer duffy. jennifer, thanks for joining us. >> great to be here. >> so i want to start with the guys who have been in the headlines this week. we have legitimate rape todd aakin in missouri and mr. rape is god's gift to women jeff mourdock in indiana. can they hold onto their seats given their comments? >> first of all, missouri has been over for a long time. it's aa red state, so the result may be closer than it deserves to be, but it's been over for a long time. as for indiana, we don't know yet. >> by over, you mean claire mccaskill is going to win it? >> yes, she gets re-el
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